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Revelation 1:5 NLT

5 and from Jesus Christ. He is the faithful witness to these things, the first to rise from the dead, and the ruler of all the kings of the world. All glory to him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by shedding his blood for us.

Study tools for Revelation 1:5

  • a 1:1 - Or of.
  • b 1:1 - Or suddenly, or quickly.
  • c 1:4 - Asia was a Roman province in what is now western Turkey.
  • d 1:4 - Greek the seven spirits.
  • e 1:8 - Greek I am the Alpha and the Omega, referring to the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet.
  • f 1:10 - Or in spirit.
  • g 1:11 - Or on a scroll.
  • h 1:13 - Or like a son of man. See Dan 7:13 . “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
  • i 1:18 - Greek and Hades.
  • j 1:19 - Or what you have seen and what they mean—the things that have already begun to happen.
  • k 1:20 - Or the messengers.